Day: December 17, 2013

Play and Learn group offered for children 5 and under

The Parent and Child Center at Bristol Hospital was awarded a Quality Enhancement grant from the Bristol School Readiness Council to support a free six-week Play and Learn Group for parents and children age 5 and younger. This group will…

Registration open for Tunxis winter session

TunxisCommunity College is offering accelerated credit courses during a Winter Session, which runs Dec. 30 to Jan. 17. Registration is currently under way and will be accepted through Dec. 30 until 4:30 p.m., prior to the registrant’s first scheduled class.…

Red Cross, Walmart team up on training for entry-level healthcare careers

The American Red Cross will help 2,500 students across the U.S. receive training for entry-level healthcare careers through the Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training (NAT) program thanks to a $3.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation. The program is available…

Parenting program offered to prevent risky behavior by teens

The Parent and Child Center at Bristol Hospital was recently awarded a grant from the Local Prevention Council to fund a two-part parenting series that will delve into the choices teens face daily, including important prevention issues, such as suicide,…

After the snow, break out the shorts

After this week’s snow, AccuWeather is reporting the region should expect record breaking warm temperatures this coming weekend. AccuWeather.com reports a brief, but major shift in the weather pattern will send warm air northward and will produce a zone of…

Choirs to perform cantata this Sunday

The choirs of Bristol Baptist Church and St. Joseph Church are combining to present the cantata, “Emmanuel, God With Us” on Sunday, Dec. 22. The cantata will be a part of the 10:30 a.m. worship service at Bristol Baptist Church,…

Recreation Dept. programs take registration in Jan.

Bristol Parks and Recreation Winter Spring Program registration will open Jan. 13, 2014. Registration is available online at www.bristolrec.com, in person at the Parks and Recreation office (111 North Main St) or over the phone at (860)584 to 6160. Youth…

Facebook page to help Terryville mother

A Facebook page called “Christmas for Gage” was started up by loved ones after a Terryville mother was robbed of funds designated for Christmas presents. The family has gone through many trials and tribulations, the page said, so this Facebook…

Malloy partially activates Emergency Operations Center; Urges caution for p.m. commute

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will partially activate the state’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 1:00PM today to monitor storm conditions across the state heading into the afternoon rush hour. “After talking with my emergency management officials and assessing the situation,…

Expect 3 to 6 inches of snow, AccuWeather says

    Snowstorm Targets New York City to Boston     AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 17 December 2013 — AccuWeather.com reports after a snowstorm dropped as much as 14 inches of snow in New England this weekend, another round…

Southington police investigating untimely death of a Bristol resdient

The Southington Police Department’s Detective Division is investigating the untimely death of Tabitha Perry, a 27-year-old Bristol resident. On Monday, Dec. 16, at almost 3 a.m., Southington Police received a 911 call at 25 Darling Street. It was reported that…

Bristol police issue Silver Alert

The Bristol Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for 58-year-old Bristol resident Michael Jandreau. Jandreau is a white male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, approximately 190 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen leaving his…

Parking Ban in effect at noon

There will be a parking ban in the City of Bristol, that will go into effect at noon on December 17, 2013, and will remain in effect until further notice. There will be no parking allowed on City Streets during…